The risk of drafting a top-10 QB

Selecting the wrong QB in the top 10 can doom a franchise

Originally Published: April 20, 2012
By Trevor Ebaugh and John Choi | ESPN Stats & Information

It's pretty obvious a team that drafts a talented franchise quarterback is going to be in good shape for years to come. But when a team swings and misses with a top-10 QB pick, the damage can last for years. With Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III projected to come off the board with the first two picks, it begs the question: What's the risk of taking a quarterback so high?

The answer, it turns out, is EVERYTHING.

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